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with this fox news alert with kathleen sebelius who has returned to capitol hill for round two on the botched obamacare rollout. good morning, i am jon scott. >> and i am harris faulkner and for generally. last night was the house and today the senate finance committee. we have been following this on the fox news channel and the health and human services secretary is fielding tough questions from both sides of the political aisle. there is a mad -- to fix it. peter ducey begins our live coverage. reporter: that is right, secretary kathleen sebelius says that hhs is on a aggressive schedule. basically a bunch of problems listed in order of importance. experts have assured the administration and health care.gov is not fatally flawed in that it does not need to go off-line to get fixed. >> given the fact that various fixes, particularly of functionality fixes have to be written in batches, it has been advised that you don't gain much from this taken the whole system down for a couple of weeks, it's better to do this on an ongoing basis. >> the ranking republican on the senate finance committee,
. kathleen sebelius questioned. the senators were serious. >> i am accountable to the committee and american public for the system in place. >> it is inexcusable that the members of the committee were not told earlier. >> i want you to told account and burn their fingers and make them pay for not being responsible and producing a product that all of us could be proud. >> in your zeal to implement the law not warnings or advice or council deterred you. you said america should hold you accountable. i repeat my request for you to resign. >> do it now, and the second rule is do it right the first time. why not shut down and do it right? >> the only thing i can conclude it is impossible to do something in this administration to get you fired. you can lie to the american people and misrepresent the facts, but it is impossible to get fired. >> that is a sam pling of what we saw. we have host of power play. chris, did we reset things in the hearing. >> can you burn the same house down two times? i am not sure. it was worse. it was worse for cathlone sebelius this time than it was last week when she
arafat was poisoned. >>> kathleen sebelius back on capitol hill. the health and human services secretary facing more questioning about healthcare.gov. >>> and the vicious battles between the individual atlantis and the drug cartels now taking a turn in mexico. ♪ >>> we begin with an al jazeera exclusive report on the death of palestinian leader yasser arafat. he died nine years ago at a military hospital in paris. but now swiss scientists are saying the former plo leader was poisoned. they said the radioactive material was found in his ribs and pelvis, and in the soil near where he was buried. clayton swisher has more. >> reporter: first they found abnormally high amounts in his clotheds. now they have discovered a high presence of the radioactive substance inside his bones. swiss scientists produced this report after the exhumation order. the arafat family received the results from their lawyer along with analysis from professor of forensic science. >> if i was a judge and jury this is absolutely stone cold certain. it was palonium that caused the death of yasser arafat. >> when they
alert. kathleen sebelius answers questions before a senate committee this morning and you will see live. good morning. it's going to be a big day for this law today. martha: lawmakers are releasing 100 pang -- 100 pages of notes. the documents show what happened at administration officials started to scramble when they realized healthcare.gov had more problems than they realized. >> reporter: a week into this rollout none of the known fixes were working. they were basically calling audibles behind the scene. here is something from october 8 dealing with the identity management system which is one of the first things users deal with. it says the idm fix is taking longer than expected. it's a new take on how to fix the problem implemented today. yesterday mayor taken -- yesterday marilyn tavenner explained none of the fed saw this coming. >> we anticipated high volume, then we ran into the issue with the establishment of the e-mail accounts. so we had a problem solve for that. those were two things we did not expect. >> reporter: something else are some limited enrollment statistics that
of america reports, health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius -- as danielle nottingham reports, health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius reports the site made big improvements. >> reporter: health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is facing another congressional grilling answering more questions about the troubled rollout of healthcare.gov. >> this is unacceptable. it has been disappointing to hear members of the administration say they didn't see the problems coming. >> reporter: today she focused on improvements. sebelius says technicians are making progress every day. >> in the first few weeks after healthcare.gov launched, users had to wait an average of eight seconds for pages to load. today, it typically takes less than a second. >> reporter: democrats are expressing their concern about the troubled website while republicans argue the problem with the new health care law go deeper. one of the biggest issues is the security of private information consumers have to enter on the website. >> not only can millions of americans not log into the website
was poisoned. >>> and kathleen sebelius testifying on capitol hill again. >>> and the votes are in. we're going to take a look at the changing political landscape across the country. ♪ >>> we begin with stunning news concerning the death of plo leader yasir arafat. swiss scientists say the former palestinian leader was poisoned. they found high levels of poison in his ribs and pelvis, and the radioactive material was found in the soil where he was buried. clayton swisher has more from paris. >> reporter: first they found abnormally high amounts of the poison in his clothes. now they have discovered a high presence of the radioactive substance inside his bones. swiss scientists produced this 108 report after an exhume makes of his body last september. the data clearly favors poisoning of the leader with up to 83% confidence. the family received the results from their lawyer along with analysis from david bar -- barclay. for widow and daughter it is 100% proof. >> when they came with the results, they told me he just died. i will not stop. me and my daughter will go to all courts in all over th
to the counties to your neighborhood, now it's complete coverage, it's >> kathleen sebelius faces congress again about healthcare.gov. >> what she's saying about the team of experts working to finish the repairs. >> good afternoon, i'm don scott. and i'm jessica kartalija. >>> the second grilling today the point person for the obama care website is back on capitol hill, facing questions about the fixes it still needs while the president heads to dallas to do some damage control. it's danielle nottingham reporting. >> reporter: kathleen sebelius is facing another congressional grilling, answering more questions about healthcare.gov. >> this is unacceptable. it has been disappointing to hear members of the administration say they didn't see the problems coming. >> reporter: today she focused on improvements. technicians are making progress every day. >> in the first few weeks, users had to wait an average of eight seconds for pages to load. today it typically takes less than a second. republicans argue that the problems go deeper. one of the biggest issue is the security of private information con
're waiting for this hearing to get under way. kathleen sebelius was very direct the last time she went before the house. she said, look, i take responsibility. we're going to fix this. i'm wondering, lynn, is the real problem going to come if by the end of this month the website is still broken? >> the real problem is that there are many, many problems now. it's not only that the website alone isn't working, it's that when it did work, it gave inaccurate information. we now know that in this month the problems, chris, have just cascaded. so when you get it working, it gives you bad information. and then you have the shock coming to some people, who did believe the president when he said nothing would change. a small number of people, granted, but things did change. so you have layer upon layer of problem now. having said that, i do want to say if you have no insurance, this is still a great deal for you. >> yeah, you've got to also look at what the president is doing. he's going to dallas tonight. he's not just going to thank the volunteers but try to rish the republican governors to expand m
18 to 16. kathleen sebelius is being drilled again as congress is sorting out the observe caobama. what is expected today. what is on tap? >> we had some of the biggest advocates with the healthcare law. kathleen sebelius is returning to capitol hill today. she will get fresh questioning from senators addressing growing concerns not only about implementation but the law itself. it included a senior administrator involving the implementation. they says the site is able to process nearly 10's of thousands of registrants per hour with almost no errors. >> they can review and compare plans without registering for an account. this functionality was not working well in the days leading up to it so we opted to prioritize work on the application process instead. >> remember we learned many couldn't keep their health plan? is jay carney was thrilled by reporters yesterday. he says the president can go back in time and he is focused on getting it right for the american people. he also encouraged approximately 6 million people without health insurance to sign up. back to you. >> elizabeth pr
of americans, delay is not an option. >> kathleen sebelius on capitol hill, why they have to move forward. >>> and pushing the peace process, john kerry talking with both sides. we begin with an al jazeera exclusive on the death of yasser arafat. swiss scientists proving what many suspected, arafat was poison. they found pulonium, the allegations triggered the effort to have his body exhumed last year. >> first they found unnormally high amounts of polonium 10 in his clothes then found a high level of the substance in his bones. the scientists say their data clearly favors the poisoning of palestinian's historic leader with up to 83% confidence. the arafat family received the result it's from their lawyer along with an analysis along with professor of forensic analyst david barclay. >> this is beyond any doubt if my opinion that it was polonium that killed yasser arafat. >> for wife and daughter it was proof. >> it was if they just told me he died. i will not stop. me and my daughter will go to all courts all over the world to punish who did this crime. >> now that i have proof that he wa
this morning, another grilling on capitol hill for kathleen sebelius about the troubled new health care website. abc 7 news reporter live from the newsroom. >> she faced the senate finance committee, a lot of testimony sounds familiar, but she insists things are improving. dozens of government and private personnel have been added to the team and they are constantly diagnosing and fixing problems. >> reporter: you could call it a compliment. max baucus says he believes in the affordable care act. but -- >> months ago i warned if the implementation didn't improve, the marketplaces might struggle. >> reporter: and struggle they have. but the woman behind the launch tells senators today problems are being fixed. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius says people are signing up and with better results. >> a month ago, viewing and filtering health plan s took minutes. today it takes seconds. consumers used to see a blapg screen at the end of the application process. today they see whether they're eligible for financial assistance. >> reporter: and she cites figures for premiums she sa
and human services secretary kathleen sebelius answers questions from the senate finance committee. susan mcginnis has the latest from washington. susan, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. this will be the third time she comes to the hill to talk about the health care law. she'll likely focus on the positive aspects of it and the improvements they've made to the website. that's what mary tavenner did. probably neither of them will apiece all the critics of the website and the health care law. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is on capitol hill today answering questions about the troubled healthcare.gov website. >> we're now more than 30 days into one of the greatest website disasters in history. after nearly $400 million, healthcare.gov is synonymous with failure. >> yesterday the head of the government agency administers the website says fixes are working. mary tavenner says healthcare.gov can now process nearly 17,000 people registering every hour with almost no errors. the government needs more enrollees, especially healthy young people to help make insurance
matt baucus telling kathleen sebelius to shut it down and do it the right the second time. that is the desks of insanity doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. from mark foster. shut the whole thing down. go daddy can do the web site better. thanks for making me laugh. and rick baker posting if they cannot run it right the first time what makes them think they can do it the second time. government has never meant to be in the insurance business. i'm gretchen, here is shep. >>> gretchen, thanks. we are developing several new stories here on the fox news deck. reaction after new testimony from the health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius about the problems with the obamacare web site and what she says the administration absolutely can cannot could do. plus, a man who hijacked a plane to cuba has just returned to the united states after three decades to face justice. we have video of his plane arriving and you'll hear what happens next. facebook launching a new policy on bullying. how will that effect you and your children? plus, jet
christie. just hours after his landslide row re-election victory. >>> right now, kathleen sebelius just finished facing some very tough questions over the problems plaguing the obama care website. the health and human services secretary testifying by the senate finance committee. >>> and right now, a record day on wall street, the dow hitting an all-time intraday high this morning. right now it's up, up 98 points right now. hello, i'm wolf blitzer reporting today from washington. you can stick a fork in election 2013 -- it's done. now the pundits and the politicians are busy reading the tea leaves to see what the results mean going forward. was this a referendum on obama care? and if so, how worried should democrats be? what do the results say about the tea party and the fight within the gop? we're going to get into all of that. but first, chris christie's landslide win in the new jersey governor's race, is seen by many as a warm-up to the 2016 presidential race. in his victory speech, christie pointed to new jersey as a model for the way washington should work. >> i know if we can do t
. >> that was republican senator mike crappo questioning kathleen sebelius just a few moments ago. sebelius is testifying in front of a senate committee about the rollout. she's also been answering questions about the law and whether the law is working. we continue to monitor that on the hill. meanwhile as republican lawmakers continue their angst over obama care, there's a new talking point. politico is reporting that the obama administration has ordered a study to determine whether the affordable care act will increase the number of people enrolled in the food stamps program since it increases the number of people eligible for medicaid. it's too soon to tell, but this much we do know to be true. right now 47 million americans are making ends meet with fewer food stamp dollars. the automatic cuts that kicked in nearly a week ago are forcing more recipients to turn to resources like food pan trees. rebecca is the executive director of florida association of food banks. florida is among two dozen states where at least 15% of the population relies on food stamps. how much of an uptick has there been at foo
. stuart: wednesday, november 6, the disaster of obamacare rolls on. kathleen sebelius once again trying to explain away the mess. and look at who we have in our second hour. london liquidator sky. he hosted the president in his home. what does he think of obamacare now? our guest runs their advertising overseas. she says they will make a ton of money. a socialist will run the nation's financial capital? yes. and now going on the couch with dr. adlow. the top pinup is here in the flesh. ♪ stuart: it is happening now. kathleen sebelius back on the hill in the hot seat so to speak testifying before the senate this time. here is what some of what she is going to say. i want to assure you that healthcare.gov can and will be fixed. we are now able to process nearly 17,000 per hour, five per second with almost no errors. these continuing improvements will ensure healthcare.gov will be fully functional by the end of november. we are looking for fireworks, if and when they happen, we will bring them right to you. but first, this. that is a rally. up 107 points. charles is with me. will you now
in with libby casey on capitol hill. libby, boy, the secretary of health and human services, kathleen sebelius, was back on capital little todacapitol hillt seat facing difficult questions on the roll out of obamacare. >> reporter: she got some friendly questions from democrats who are trying to use the bellows to say the law is working, helping people, right? she also got tough questions from fellow democrats including this senate committee chairman max bacchus, democrat from montana. he helped write the law, and he has a lot at stake. he warned secretary sebelius back in the spring if the rollout was not handled well, and the obama administration did not get out ahead of it, it could be a train wreck. >> this is unacceptable. it has been disappointing to hear members of the administration say they didn't see the problems coming. secretary sebelius, last time you came before this committee i used two words to voice my concerns about the law's implementation. since then my words have been twisted and used to malign the affordable care an act. make no mistake i believe in this law. >> reporter:
tonight. mike emanuel looks at kathleen sebelius on capitol hill again today. carl cameron on how obama care impacted last night's elections and how the gop plans to capitalize on it. but we begin with chief white house correspondent ed henry on that unexpected and pretty long meeting for this white house. hi, ed. >> reporter: good evening. a democratic source tells me tonight that some of the senators in this meeting with the president floated the idea of a delay of up to one year for enrollment in fines. the president did not agree to that. but i'm told these senators felt it was a constructive meeting. he listened. the big question now is, is there going to be a delay of a few months or something like that? president obama conferred late today with michael bennett just moments after they wrapped up a dramatic closed-door meeting with 15 senate democrats facing the voters in 2014 who are nervous that anger over obama care will knock them out of office. one democratic source familiar with the meeting told fox it was feisty because, quote, candidly, a lot of pent-up frustration among se
. a better way to save. ally bank. your money needs an ally. . >> kathleen sebelius was talking more on the failed health care roll out. in the concession speech, he repeatedly hammered it. >> this race goes down to the wire because of obama care. that message will go out across america tonight. this administration told us that virginians could keep their health insurance and their doctors and their costs wouldn't rise under obama care. that was not true. they knew it wasn't true. we were lied to by our own government in its effort to restrict our liberties. >> joined now with the report and also a fellow university of chicago institute. the editor of the report and a contributing writer for roll call. amy, give me more first take on what you learned yesterday that tells you something about 2013. >> the electorate in virginia mirrored the electorate in 2012 in terms of dem kbrf graphics. the president won by four points and auliffe by points. when you turn outlooks similar to the way it looked in a presidential election, that's good for democrats. i think the health care message will
and human services secretary, kathleen sebelius. testifying again. this time it is before the senate finance committee. she's facing some new questions about the troubled roll-out of the website. healthcare.gov. here's some of the back and forth. >> the 88% of americans we satisfied with their current health insurance plan. which is why the president no doubt made the promise that he made, and as you can see, as of yesterday afternoon, the white house website says if you like your plan, you can keep it. and you don't have to change a thing due to the health care law. well we know that lying to congress is a crime. but unfortunately, lying to the american people is not. i just like to ask you a simple true or false question. is that statement on the white house website true? or is it false? >> sir, think the statement -- >> is it true or is it false, madam secretary. >> you ceep your plan. the vast majority of american who is are insured, are in the employer market, in public plans or in veterans' plans. and those plans have stayed in place and continue to offer benefits. the 11 million peopl
of town, health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius handles the fight on capitol hill. the administration is doing more damage control as reports from obama care contracts indicate even more problems with the october roamout than previously thought. we're going to monitor this hearing. and we'll bring you news as a it warrants. sebelius is sure to face blit terring criticisms, though, in that hearing. not only over the website debacle, but also over the false assurances that people could keep their insurance plans if they wanted to. you may remember this exchange from her last appearance on capitol hill. >> some people like to drive a ford and some people like to drink out of a red solo cup, not out of a chris it will stem. you're taking away their choice. >> and that was marsha blackburn. and she's joins us this morning. good morning. >> good morning. >> you didn't minnesota words with her. now i think americans want solutions. listen to what your fellow republican, chris christie had to say. >> i think that the party has got to focus on winning again. you know, somet
and human services secretary kathleen sebelius was back on capitol hill. libby casey is in washington for us, libby, the senate, hello, is supposed to be safe territory for the democrats, but that was not the case today. >> reporter: that's right, tony, and it started right off the bat. the committee chairman, democrat of montana, is one of the main architects of the healthcare law. he warned if the i amer implementation of this law was not handled well it could be a train wreck. >> this is unacceptable. it has been disappointing to members of the administration to say that they didn't see the problems coming. secretary sebelius the last time you came before this committee i used two words to voice my concern about the law's implementation. since then my words have been used to twist and malign the affordable care act. make no mistake, i believe in this law. >> you hear democrats, including senate bacchus supporting the law but being disappointed in how this roll out has been handled. secretary sebelius said it's been a miserable five weeks since the health a care.go heal. >> now some have a
, kathleen sebelius was back on the hill. >> users are receiving far fewer error messages and time-outs. and we're now able to process nearly 17,000 reg strants per hour with almost no errors. for millions of americans, delay is not an option. people's lives depend on this. we discussed security as part of the overall operations on a regular basis with the operations team, but no one i would say suggested that the risk outweigh the importance of moving forward. >> let's go right to luke russert in washington. luke, not quite the same fireworks we saw during sebelius's first round of testimony, but what did you make of the oversight there today? >> that's to be expected. the senate is the house of lords as compared to the house of commons. but what we did learn today, number one, is that kathleen sebelius resisted bipartisan attempts to perhaps shut down the website until they can get it fixed so it wouldn't be any more confusing for those who want to enroll. you saw in the bite there, there was no point in doing that because it is easier to fix the website while it was up. we also
health care law is "not an option." kathleen sebelius, the health and human services secretary, said even with web site problems, there's still "plenty of time" to enroll. we'll have highlights of her appearance later in the program. secretary of state john kerry scrambled today to revive stalled peace talks between israel and the palestinians. he met with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu, and then palestinian president mahmoud abbas in the west bank town of bethlehem. and he said israel's settlement building is a major stumbling block. >> we consider now, and have always considered, the settlements to be illegitimate. and i want to make it extremely clear that at no time did the palestinians in any way agree as a matter of going back to the talks that they somehow condone or accept the settlements. >> woodruff: netanyahu answered by accusing the palestinians of creating "artificial crises" to avoid facing tough decisions. >> anxious scientisteds have foundest that yasser arafat may have died of poisoning. al jazeera reported on the swiss team's testing of soil and bone samples t
do. it is all yours. connell: we will pick it up with kathleen sebelius on capitol hill. new question to ask about the obamacare rollout. and forcing many people to become better shoppers. whether they like it or not when it comes to quality and when it comes to cost. it is an entrepreneur who is helping patients to get ready. coming up as little bit later in the hour. prolabor candidates who did very well. so lou dobbs is coming in, he will tell us what this really means in his view. and watch out, pricey gift to his clients. it has the players union taking notice. all coming up this hour of "markets now." ♪ dagen: you could get me something similar. connell: no, don't want to have to report it to the union, even though we are not in one. it was a pretty expensive gifts, without giving it all away. dagen: if you are trying to check off your christmas list, there you go. stocks hit new highs, nicole petallides at the new york stock exchange. nicole: the dow jones industrials hitting a record all-time intraday high today of 15,732. still holding onto some nice gains of 69 points at t
channel 2 news. >> thank you, janine. >>> health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius was back on the hot seat again. both democrats and republicans on the senate finance committee grilled sebelius this morning. she told them the obamacare website healthcare.gov needs hundreds of fixes and says it's been a miserable five weeks since the website went online. >> i'm accountable to this committee and the american public for getting the fixes in place. and we are committed to getting healthcare.gov fixed so millions of americans can obtain the help and financial security they've been waiting for. >> you've said america should hold you accountable which is why today i repeat my request for you to resign. >> some senators have proposed shutting down the government website until it is fixed. sebelius says that's not an option. taking down the website she said would not delay people's cancer, diabetes or par kick son -- parkinson. >>> the state assembly showeds a hearing on a botched software upgrade that's left people waiting folks for their unemployment checks. internal e-mails at th
. >>> in washington health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is before congress again. this time it's the senate finance committee asking about the bumpy obamacare rollout. democrats head the
was poisoned. >>> kathleen sebelius back on capitol hill. the health and human services secretary facing more questioning about healthcare.gov. >>> and the vicious battles between the individual atlantis and the drug cartels now taking
.gov website. kathleen sebelius told a senate committee after hundreds of fixes, the website still needs repairs but should not be taken offline until the fixes are complete. >> delaying the affordable care act won't delay cancer, diabetes or clost real screenings or prenatal care. for many americans, delay is not an option. >> sebelius was warned lawmakers don't want to wake up at the end of november and find out, as he put it, we're not there yet. >>> the first casualty of the officials behind the troubled plague health insurance website. the centers forç medicare and medicaid website announced that tony trinkle will leave this month and head to the private sector. >>> expenses caused a sharp drop in humans proch fits and lowering the 014 profit outlook because of lower than expected enromment from the exchanges but the weak outlook didn't weigh on the stock. it popped 2% to $95.87. >>> whole foods market says sales growth is slowing, same store sales rose 6% in the fourth quarter but that was the slowest pace of the year. the largest u.s. natural organic grocery chain is lowering sa
, everybody, i'm gerri willis. tonight on "the willis report," obamacare chief kathleen sebelius on capitol hill defending the government's health care program and rejecting calls to delay the law. >> for millions of americans delay is not an option. gerri: student loan debt owed to you, taxpayers skyrockets under obama up 463%. what are we getting for hundreds of billions of dollars in spending? >>> and it is the next hot thing, the twitter ipo. do you jump in or hashtag stay away? we're watching out for you tonight on "the willis report." gerri: welcome to the "willis report", your show, your money, your voice. we start with the story that is impacting your health care tonight. should obamacare be delayed? the nation's top health care bureaucrat says, full steam ahead on the troubled program which is frustrating millions of us with website crashes and insurance cancellations. kathleen sebelius rejecting calls from republicans and democrats alike in a senate finance committee hearing today to delay the law. republican senator chuck grassley of iowa is finance committee member and he joins
. >>> grilled again. what health secretary kathleen sebelius is saying about the botched rollout now. >>> i have one, too. it's by thomas griffin. ellicott city. bringing home the trees. we have showers and a cooldown headed our way. i'll have the exclusive first warning five-day forecast. i wish i was made of money. i wish you were too. chances are, you're not made of money. so don't overpay for motorcycle insurance. geico motorcycle. see how much you could save. >>> all right. we have a very, very mild night out there. not even a coat out there. we have some changes. >> we do, thanks, bob. as we head into thursday, you can expect to see a little rain as we head into the morning commute tomorrow, with temperatures sitting right around 56 degrees. cloudy skies. heading into the afternoon, that rain is going to start to taper to showers, with highs coming in right in the low 60s. ask then by dinnertime, we'll be down to about 50 degrees, with clouds breaking a little bit. as for what you can expect the next five days, let's go inside to bob. bob in. >> all right. the rain in the morning should be
this morning right here on wjz. >> health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius testifies for a second time on capitol hill about the botched roll out of the president's health care law. i'm susan mcginnis in washington. mind out why a congressional committee issued a subpoena for the agency running the government's website. >> reporter: college students in towson are robbed of their smart phones. i'm mike schuh live. the story coming up next. >>> real or forgery? the signate heart of a massive lawsuit against a bank by ray lewis and other nfl athletes. i'm derek valcourt with details when eyewitness news continues. >>> we've made it more than an hour of our morning commute without picking up our first accident. we'll see how long it can last. now over to marty. >>> this is your captain speakis actor gavin mccloud's new title of his book. it's a great story. he will tell you it to you when we come back with more of the morning edition. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it's the bottom of the hour, a much warmer morning and that's a clear shot of the key bridge. sharon is watching the other bridg
. so you can. >>> the >>> the health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is back on capitol hill testifying this time before the senate finance committee about obama. bertha coombs is live with the latest on this particular hearing. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, simon. max baucus, the chairman of the house, the senate finance committee, this morning saying he was disappointed in how the roll-out had proceeded. he had said -- he was the one who famously said last april when kathleen sebelius was here that he was worried this would become a train wreck and there are many who would describe it as much. he did say in his opening statement that he didn't think it was time to change the person at the head of the situation, he didn't think that kathleen sebelius should step down now in the midst of the crisis. >> some people have called for your resignation. to borrow kennedy's word, with we cannot fix the blame for the past. you need to stay at hhs and help get the system working. >> he said he was still very concerned about the administration's comments about all of th
kathleen sebelius going before the senate finance committee today. last week she told members of the house she was sorry for the obama care website debacle. newly released documents show the site had even more problems than first reported. >>> the brother of the new jersey mall shooter says his family still does not know why he did it. kevin shoop says his brother richard didn't plan to hurt anyone but himself. a friend of the shooter said he sent him a message that said they needed to talk but he was already asleep and he did not respond. >>> new details in a mysterious plane crash last week. preliminary ntsb reports says the pilot, michael kallen filed a flight plan showing a short trip within canada. he did not talk to air traffic control at the nashville airport before he crashed. the wreckage was not spotted until some six hours after the crash. >>> two oklahoma inmates who escaped through a prison shower ceiling are back behind bars this morning. they were picked up at a home not far from the prison. they were part of a group of four inmates who made a clean getaway last month climbi
, this is your fox news minute. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is acknowledging problems with the rollout of the healt health car, but testimony before a senate committee she also defended the law saying it is starting to drive down health care costs for conssmers. the white house promised the website will be running normally by the end of the month. extra police on hand as new jersey's largest shopping mall reopened for business today. prosecutors say 20-year-old richard shoup fired several shots inside the plaza before killing himself. he left a note suggesting he would harm himself. a connecticut judge will not release him while he awaits a new trial in his neighbor. the judge has lifted a stay that would clear the way for him to seek bail later. those are your news headlines on the fox business network. adam: thank you very much. everybody is waiting for twitter's ipo, there is another tech company flying under the radar. making its debut today and joining us now is cofounder and ceo. thank you for joining us. those who may not be for my with what you do, it walks you
on capitol hill about the disastrous obamacare rollout, health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius returns today for round 2. what can we expect to hear? joining us from the senate side, pennsylvania senator pat toomy, a member of the senate finance committee. he's going to be there this morning. good morning to you, senator. >> good morning, steve. >> i bet she's going to get an ear full because i know you guys in the senate have been getting an ear full from your constituents who suddenly have gotten those, hey, you've just been canceled notes in the mail. >> that is exactly right. of course, you know, how many times has the president promised people that if you like the coverage you have, you'll get to keep it? we always knew that was untrue. now, of course, it's coming home. and it's devastating to people. three and a half million so far have gotten these letters. because of obamacare, they lose their coverage. their plan no longer meets the satisfaction of the president and his administration. and here's what's devastating, steve. because of the incompetent rollout and the lac
work together. >> round two, hhs secretary kathleen sebelius is back on capitol hill tampering expectations, admitting the tech team faces an uphill battle to meet its end of the month deadline to fix the health care site. but the problems go beyond the glitches. the president's broken promise if you like your plan, you can keep it, continues to haunt the white house. >> i'd just like to ask you a simple true or false question. is that statement on the white house website true or is it false? >> sir, i think the statement is -- >> is it true or is it false? >>> and good day, everyone. i'm kristen welker in for andrea mitchell. both republicans and democrats woke up this morning with a win to brag about, but what do the victories by chris christie and terry mcauliffe mean for political battles around the corner? joining me now for our daily fix, chris cillizza and "washington post" editorial columnist ruth marcus. thanks to all of you for being here this afternoon. chris, i want to start with you with the big takeaways. you had chris christie, mcauliffe winning last night. what
, kathleen sebelius today on capitol hill. >> we know that lying to congress is a crime. but unfortunately, lying to the american people is not. >> oh, no, i'm sorry. that was senator cornyn calling the president a liar. the senator had exactly nothing to say about covering the uninsured in his state, which is pretty much the republican position nationwide. take virginia tea partier extraordinaire ken cuccinelli who branded his strident race as a referendum on the affordable care act. >> tonight you sent a message to the president of the united states that you believe that virginia understands that obama care is a failure and that you want to be in charge of your health care and not the government. >> right. supporters of the kuch sent that message somehow through his loss last night to democrat, terry mcauliffe. to be fair, it was a tighter race than anticipated. mcauliffe winning by just two-and-a-half points after being up six in a quinnipiac poll monday. if health care was a part of that tightening gap, cuccinelli can blame his own far right ideology for his loss. according to exit pol
and human services secretary kathleen sebelius again on capitol hill today being grilled over the obama care rollout difficulty. >> this as the president heads to texas tonight to talk up his signature law but bertha coombs joins us with today's edition of how obama care turns. bertha. >> bill, you know, there are some in the hearing today calling for kathleen sebelius's head right to her face. interestingly enough the centers for medicare and medicaid services cms announcing its chief information officer tony trunkle will be stepping down effective next week. he oversaw the payment over i.t. services and he was according to some documents one of the officials who helped to prove the delay of a full security assessment of healthcare.gov. miss sebelius certainly got a lot of heat from both sides. max baucus warning her that if the website is not going to be fully operational at the end of the month she had better not wait until the last minute to tell congress and the american people. among the most contentious back and forth questioning coming from texas senator john cornyn over if you like
kathleen sebelius about the problems with the obamacare web site and what she says the administration absolutely can cannot could do. plus, a man who hijacked a plane to cuba has just returned to the united states after three decades to face justice. we have video of his plane arriving and you'll hear what happens next. facebook launching a new policy on bullying. how will that effect you and your children? plus, jet man takes a wild ride over mount fuji. the incredible video is ahead so let's get to it. any shepard smith reporting live from the fox news deck. >> good wednesday afternoon to you. 3:00 on the east coast. delaying obamacare is not an option. those words from the nation's top health official today kathleen sebelius who once again testified to congress about the bungled web site rollout. she flat out rejected republican demands that the white house put the new healthcare law on ice. >> some have asked why not just delay implementation of the new law until all of the problems are fixed. and there is a pretty straightforward answer. delaying the affordable care act wouldn't
kathleen sebelius, and i think this is an underreported story. saying today hhs has plans to, quote, reinvite people to sign up. what does that translate to? that translates to them sitting on millions of dollars, which they are. there was one report on how much money they're sitting on to try and advertise to get healthy young people into the system. and eric, because they didn't have the political courage to make that penalty more than the premium, they can run all the ads they want with our money which is going to -- really going to bankrupt us. i still don't think they're going to have people sign up. they have doctor shortage, lack of people enrolling, premiums going through the roof because of adverse selection and the employer mandate which is the biggest issue set to drop in ten months. >> bob, the question, i'm sitting there waiting, probably an hour and a half hearing, senators like to talk, they like to hear themselves speak. who made the call to go october 1st knowing very well there was security risks and the website wasn't ready. >> first of all, let me say, i'm sweati
of the republican party, and then the obamacare website fiasco comes in, president obama and kathleen sebelius has not handled this well. they have not given us the numbers who had signed up. president obama has backed down on his promise that people wouldn't lose their insurance plans, and would be able to stay with their own doctors. does the democratic party have to be worried seeing what's happened today? >> yeah, simply because in both new jersey and virginia obama's popularity has really sunk, specifically since four years ago just after he got elected. obama is not a popular figure right now. his national poll ratings are below 40% for the first time ever. he's unpopular in virginia. he's unpopular in new jersey. christie took advantage that have, ken cuccinelli could not do it. what it says to the democrats is that you're in trouble, democrats, but the only thing you have to rely on is the ability for republicans to commit suicide. >> the gallop tracking poll has president obama's approval rating down near his all-time low at 39%. jim, your reaction to what bill just said? >> well, i mean,
. >>> and kathleen sebelius testifying on capitol hill again. >>> and the votes are in. we're going to take a look at the changing political landscape
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